Archive for September, 2013

World Rivers Day: Sunday 29 September

This year’s World Rivers Day will be marked in south London by the official launch of the Living Wandle HLF-funded urban landscape partnership projects – and Urbantrout will be there too! 5 years on from the Wandle Piscators’ first World Rivers Day event in 2008, the angling club is hosting a fishing-themed event from 12 […]

Urban fly-fishing report: River Holme, Holmfirth

With this year’s northern European trout season winding down all too rapidly… … Urbantrout editors-at-large Rich Baker and Duncan Soar recently took the opportunity to hit Yorkshire’s upper Holme after work. In Duncan’s case, work means professional photography – so the tools of his trade always come easily to hand. No captions needed. This photo […]

Urbantrout sidecasts: Monday 16 September

Another one bites the dust: latest news of fish passage improvements on south London’s little Hogsmill River CATCH ‘em young: Wincanton’s newly-formed community river restoration group draws crowds at the town’s first Sunday street market Sheffield University becomes the UK’s biggest urban water research group Changing perceptions of a dirty river: Action Irwell’s Eric Owen […]

Urbantrout peaked beanie hats: Grab yours today!

Now September’s almost two weeks old, we’ve suddenly started noticing a real chill in the air… and we’re doubly delighted to announce the arrival of our super-funky new range of urban steelheader-style beanies. From our description over in the Urbantrout shop: Whatever this winter throws at you, you’ll fish more effectively when you’re wearing one […]

Design your own Urbantrout hoodie this week!

Urbantrout’s iconic hoodies are designed to help you fish where you live, taking you comfortably from riverbank (concrete or otherwise!) to city bar or wilderness roadhouse with almost-invisible stealth or bright yet organic urban style. Now it’s September, we’re celebrating the arrival of autumn with Urbantrout’s first design-your-own-hoodie week – helping you express your colder-weather […]